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Via Carlo de Cesare 52 | San Ferdinando, 80132, Naples, Italy
+39 081 425888
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12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
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Naples, Italy
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is by far the best Japanese eatery in Naples. It serves traditional Japanese dishes that delle delicious in their semplicity. The prices may be lower, but, after all, you pay for what you get; and here you will always get that "something" you can't get anywhere else.

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Thank Fabio Ashtar T
Siena, Italy
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I've been there for the first time 6 years ago. second and last time, 1 month ago. So far, haven't found a better sushi restaurant anywhere. Not cheap, but it's definitely the place to spoil yourself when needed. the fish's quality is great, the place is cozy, the staff really nice. heading back there soon!

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Thank Di04
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Ok (we only tried this one Japanese restaurant) but theres a good chance it's the best Japanese place in neaples. Food: delicious (theres also a nice choice of vegeterian and vegan sushi), service: very friendly, local: modern-cosy. Tiny negative point to mention: no mochi on the desert-menu ;-)

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Thank Lara T
Naples, Italy
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

It used to be one of my favourite places in town... but unfortunately it is not anymore. I viseted the place for dinner and we weren t happy at all. Sashimi not as good as usual. They can improve on quality and service.

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Thank emanuelagr
Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I do not think it is worth the money. Do not give any tips , i have seen the owner taking them from the staff

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Thank Karl E
Paris, France
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Kukai is the best Japanese restaurant in town! The sushi are so tasty and really typical sushi. Go there with friends and meet the owner Massimiliano, he's amazing! People are very nice.

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Thank Virginie D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We're dined in, appeared to be more popular for take out. The take on my udon was strange.. I was hoping for soup, and out was a clump of noodles. Tasty though.

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Thank Sage B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

The food was very nice! Also the decoration and atmosphere in the restaurant was very nice! I would definitely recommend it. The sushi was good and fresh!

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Thank Merel N
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Disappointing! Rice is more than average. 4 very little pieces of chicken in a meal where chichen is the main food. So expensive. And borring. Definitely no.

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Naples, Italy
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

we visited kukai after a numbers of years and found it as great as usual. we ate a lunch meal on monday. just had sushi, sashimi and uramaki. a wonderful platter was dileverd served very nicely. i really enjoyed it. the portions where very good. we also had hot sake. i definetly will be back. and raccomend it for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 43
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carlo de Cesare 52 | San Ferdinando, 80132, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +39 081 425888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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